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2009-06-22 12:40:22

The downturn in the U.S. auto market favors the little guys who do not need to sell as many cars to turn a profit, an industry analyst said Monday. Smaller companies can be profitable at a much smaller market size, selling to ...


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.